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Hey guys :grouphug:

My 22g long/85L has a 33watt light. I am a total noob when it comes to plants, so expect alot of questions from me! LOL

I really like the looks of these plants:

Elodea Densa
Amazon Sword
Lace Fern
Limnophila Nessiliflora
Duck Weed

Would these do alright with my light and without Co2 (whatever that is) or ferts?
 

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Eigeria (formerly Elodea) densa gets a little leggy in weak light, but it should grow. The Amazon sword should do fine. The lace fern (Ceratopteris?) should do OK if not shaded or crowded by other plants. Limnolia sessiflora needs more light than the others, but 33 watts might be enough. Duckweed??? Do you really want it? It will shade out all the other plants
 

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Thankyou for the reply!

After a bit of reading, I have decided to ditch the duckweed. It sounds like it could be trouble ;)

From what I have read:

http://www.plantgeek.net/plantguide_viewer.php?id=110

Elodea/Egeria Densa is a good, low light plant..

LOL, I thought 33watts was pretty strong light! LOL
 

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If you would like to try a floating plant I suggest Red Root Floater . It grows a little slower then Duckweed & is not a pain to get rid of if you decide to do so. You will still need to keep it thined out on a weekly to bi-weekly basis.
 

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Thanks guys!

I really want the Elodea Densa, because I can get it real cheap. For a nice, bushy ste - its only 2 bucks! LOL

But if it really won't do well in my tank, fair enough, I won't get it :)

Red Root Floater looks awsome I'll have to look into it!
 
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